Trainee Clinical Psychologist
I am currently in my first year of Clinical Psychology training. My first placement is in the Anxiety and Depression Pathway of the Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Child and Adolescent Mental Health Team.
Prior to clinical training, I worked as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner in an Increasing Access to Psychological Therapies Service. Prior to this role I worked as an Assistant Psychologist in a Specialist Eating Disorder Service. In both roles I delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, working collaboratively with individuals to reduce their distress and improve their wellbeing.
I have also previously worked as a Research Assistant on two randomised controlled trials. The first investigating mindfulness-based cognitive behavioural therapy in comparison with maintenance anti-depressant medication to prevent depressive relapse in recurrent depression. The second investigating child development outcomes using cognitive behavioural therapy and video-feedback therapy in the context of maternal post-natal depression.
Kuyken, W., Hayes, R., Barrett, B., Dalgleish, T., Cardy, J., et al. (2015). Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy compared with maintenance anti-depressant treatment in the prevention of depressive relapse or recurrence (PREVENT): a randomised controlled trial. The Lancet, 386, 63-73.
Stein, A., Prenoveau, J., Craske, M., Cardy, J., et al. (2016). Chronicity of maternal postnatal depression and anxiety and its association with child emotional regulation at two years. In press.
Also presented as a poster at the World Association for Infant Mental Health, 14th World Congress, Edinburgh, June 2014.
Jenkins, P., Luck, A., Cardy, J., Staniford, J. (2016) How useful is the DSM-5 severity indicator in bulimia nervosa? A clinical study including a measure of impairment. In press.
Co-wrote a successful MRC grant application; Feasibility study to investigate adapted behavioural activation therapy for women with depression in the context of HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa. (2014).